Suspect wanted in Moss Street robbery

Authorities are trying to identify the man who on Sunday morning robbed a Family Dollar store on Moss Street in Lafayette.

The robbery happened at about 11 a.m. at 2001 Moss St., employees told Lafayette police.

The suspect, they said, was wearing a blue sweater and blue scarf over his face. He pulled out a pistol, stole an undisclosed amount of money and ran away on foot, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477.

Person of interest in custody in cutting

Morgan City police say they have in custody a person of interest in an early morning incident Sunday that left a man with several lacerations.

Police found the injured man in the 800 block of Levee Road about 4:50 a.m. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The person of interest was not identified.

The investigation is ongoing, authorities said.

Anyone with information may contact the Morgan City Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477.

Arrests posted Dec. 14, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office website:

  • BRENT BATISTE: 22, of the 100 block of East Clinton Street, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.
  • AARON JAMES BLEVINS: 30, of the 300 block of Third Street, Broussard. He was booked on criminal trespass; simple battery; and two counts of warrant/bench warrant.
  • DAVIEONTRAY L. BREAUX: 21, of the 100 block of North General Marshall, Lafayette. He was booked on five counts of warrant/bench warrant.
  • JEREMY JAMAR BREAUX: 26, of the 100 block of Orda, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).
  • TRAVIS BRIGGS: 26, of the 700 block of North Shireview Circle, Abbeville. He was booked on attempted first-degree murder.
  • JERRY BURNS JR.: 48, of the 5300 block of Wickfield Street, New Orleans. He was booked on a probation violation.
  • LANCE MICHAEL DEROUEN: 25, of the 200 block of Ben Franklin, Youngsville. He was booked on two counts of distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics; misdemeanor possession of marijuana; and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).
  • PHILLIP DETRAZ: 23, of the 13236 block of 693 Highway, Abbeville. He was booked on prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).
  • BILL GARCIA: 30, of the 900 block of La. 356, Sunset. He was booked on expired motor vehicle inspection; failure to register vehicle; operating a vehicle with a suspended license; and switched license plate.
  • JO BETH GUIDRY: 48, of Bluebell Circle, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding 16 to 20.
  • MELVIN GUILLOTT: 21, of the 200 block of Jeasy Street, Arnaudville. He was booked on public urination and disturbing the peace.
  • JALEEL JARRED KELLY: 21, of the 100 block of Chester Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor possession of marijuana and fugitive.
  • PHILLIP DANIEL LEGER: 27, of the 100 block of Camp Street, Crowley. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding 11 to 15.
  • SHAWN CHRISTOPHER MELNYK: 21, of the 7300 block of Landry Road, Youngsville. He was booked on fugitive.
  • GARY GLENN PATTERSON: 58, of the 100 block of Rue Mirbeau, Lafayette. He was booked on aggravated second-degree battery.
  • LENICE FELTON REDMON: 21, of the 8200 block of Jewella Avenue, Shreveport. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation.
  • KEITH SANDERS: 31, of the 200 block of Colgin, New Iberia. He was booked on simple criminal damage to property; telephone communications; improper language; and harassment.
  • JOSEPH SANNES: 21, of the 300 block of Harding Street, Lafayette. He was booked on simple battery and fugitive.
  • JOSHUA SMITH: 35, of the 7100 block of Branch Highway, Branch. He was booked on distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics; distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule IV narcotics; and two counts of sale, distribution or possession of prescription drugs without prescription.
  • RYAN PETE STROUD: 28, of the 100 block of Vermillion Circle, Youngsville. He was booked on felony operating a vehicle while intoxicated; misdemeanor hit-and-run driving; operating a vehicle with a suspended license; residential parking permit violation; and resisting an officer.
  • NIKKI LYNN THIBODEAUX: 34, of the 2500 block of La. 93, Carencro. She was booked on three counts for Acadia Parish.
  • THOMAS WOODS: 21, of the 300 block of Odile Street, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.